One of the stockaded islands in Scotland and Ireland which in ancient times were numerous in the lakes of both countries. They may be regarded as the very latest class of prehistoric strongholds, reaching their greatest development in early historic times, and surviving through the Middle Ages. See also Lake dwellings, under Lake.
A man-made island, usualy in a lake, with housing on it. Good examples in Britain were the lake villages at Glastonbury and Meare
An island, either artificial or natural, used for a settlement and usually linked to the shore with a timber gangway or stone causeway; found in Ireland and Scotland.
Celtic Scotland timber-built fortified lake village.
a living enclosure built on an artificial island
a man-made island on which is built a house
a man-made island serving as a refuge in times of danger
an ancient Loch dwelling
an artificial island, created in ancient times upon piles of alder logs and brushwood in the shallow margins of a lake
a settlement built on an artificial lake island for defence and here at Craggaunowen, "actors" completely re-enlive Bronze Age life as it was
a small island usually artificial which can be as old as two thousand years old that were inhabited in neolithic times
a wooden dwelling based on an artificial island, or artificial base in a lake or loch
Lake dwelling, built on a small island which is often at least partly man-made
not sacred but fascinating man-made residential island in a lake.
Defensive island in early medieval Ireland or Scotland.
A crannÃ³g (pronounced /krÉ™Ëˆno:g/ or /ËˆkrÉ‘no:g/ or /Ëˆkranag/)(crannÃ³g, crannoge, from Middle Irish crannÃ³c, from Old Irish, from crann, tree.) is the name given in Scotland and Ireland to an artificial island or natural island, used for a settlement. The name can also be used to refer to wooden platforms erected on shallow loch floors, although understandably few remains of this sort have been found.